2 police officers, civilian injured in Northeast Philadelphia apartment fire
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA - November 5, 2013 (WPVI) -- Action News has learned 2 police officers and a civilian have been hospitalized following an apartment fire in Northeast Philadelphia.
The blaze was reported at 9:30 a.m. at an apartment building in the 400 block of Tomlinson Road.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire tearing through one apartment.
Images from Chopper 6 HD overhead showed firefighters on the scene and flames coming from a hole in the roof.
It took crews about half an hour to get the upper hand.
Fire officials say 2 Philadelphia officers were taken to the hospital to be evaluated for smoke inhalation.
Another person was also transported to the hospital. There was no immediate word on that person's condition.
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
philadelphia news, fire, local/state
- Shots fired into a Philadelphia firehouse
- AccuWeather: Friday Clouds and SE Rain
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- WATCH: Action News Online
- 3 Phila. schools closed Friday, staff relocated
- How to safeguard your computer against kidnappers
- Retired Philly cop charged with assaulting teen
- Police: Gloucester Co. woman's death a homicide
- Police search for missing Philadelphia couple
- Photos: Suspects wanted by Philadelphia Police
- Resident return to assess damage from Ewing explosion
- K9 unit leads police to burglary suspect in Medford
- Obama says Crimea separation would violate law
- Upper Darby cop charged with DUI in hit-and-run